Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5640435
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. KORAY KAML YILMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640423
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE435 EXPLORATION&DEV.OF GROUNDWATER RESOURC.

Course Content

Geological, geophysical, and geochemical methods for exploration and development of groundwater resources. Hydrogeological mapping. Water well drilling techniques. Well logging. Water well design. Installing well screens. Development and completion of water wells. Well sterilization. Corrosion and incrustation. Pumps and power units. Well and pump cost factors, operation and maintenance.